lamellicorn

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English[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for lamellicorn in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lamella (a thin plate) + cornu (a horn). Compare French lamellicorne.

Adjective[edit]

lamellicorn

  1. (zoology) Having antennæ terminating in a group of flat lamellæ; -- said of certain coleopterous insects.
  2. (zoology) Terminating in a group of flat lamellæ; -- said of antennæ.

Noun[edit]

lamellicorn (plural lamellicorns)

  1. A lamellicorn insect.

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